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A Comparison of Odysseus & Achilles
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In 5 pages the author compares the heroes in the 'Odyssey' and the 'Iliad.' Homer's 'Iliad' and his 'Odyssey' are both epic Greek poems. The hero in Homer's 'Odyssey' was Odysseus, and the hero in Homer's 'Iliad' was Achilles. Both poems were written by Homer, and many similarities as well as differences are seen between the two heroes. Although similar, those men were not carbon copies of each other, for they did have different characters. They were heroes first and foremost.
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Derek Walcott's 'Omeros' vs. Homer's 'Iliad' / Brothers In Verse
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A 5 page paper comparing Derek Walcott's poem 'Omeros' to Homer's works, particularly the Iliad, and comparing Homer himself to Walcott's personification of him, the blind fisherman Seven Seas. The paper concludes that both personas exhibit an extraordinary greatness of spirit, and show that even ordinary men can be heroes. Bibliography lists three sources.
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